King Abdullah receives President of Palestinian National Authority

June 13, 2011

The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz received Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas at his palace in Jeddah today. During their meeting, the two leaders discussed the Palestinian cause, the sufferings of the Palestinian people due to the Israeli occupation, and the latest developments in the region.

The audience was attended by Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal; Chief of General Intelligence Prince Meqrin bin Abdulaziz; Secretary General of the National Security Council Prince Bandar bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz; Commander of the National Guard Prince Meteb bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz; and Advisor to the King Prince Abdulaziz bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz.

On the Palestinian side, the meeting was attended by Member of the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) Executive Committee Dr. Saeb Erekat; Palestinian Ambassador to the Kingdom Jamal Al-Shobaki; Spokesman of the Palestinian Presidency Nabil Abu Rudeina; and Director of General Intelligence Maj. Gen. Majid Faraj.